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Human corpus luteum function in normal and abnormal pregnancy states.
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PMID:  8818534     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Investigators have shed new light on the precise manner by which human chorionic gonadotropin rescues and regulates corpus luteum function in normal and abnormal pregnancy states. It has also been shown using ultrasound that both an undetectable or shrinking corpus luteum volume are predictive of poor pregnancy outcomes. Ultrasound and transvaginal color Doppler sonographic findings do not, however, correlate with either progesterone or 17-hydroxyprogesterone serum levels and, therefore, these imaging modalities alone are not reflective of corpus luteum function in early pregnancy.
T R Yeko; P H Chung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1040-872X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-06     Completed Date:  1996-12-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9007264     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa 33606, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Corpus Luteum / secretion*,  ultrasonography
Hormones / blood*
Pregnancy / blood*
Pregnancy Complications / blood*,  ultrasonography
Ultrasonography, Doppler
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